Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 10)
 

New Housing at Arizona State U. to be Retirement Community for Senior Citizens

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Posted by    Friday, January 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/11/2019 at 12:00pm

This sounds like the basis of a great comedy movie. Think of something along the lines of Rodney Dangerfield in Back to School.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Retirees to Embrace Campus Life

New housing under construction at Arizona State Univers...

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College in Ohio Requires Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion for Tenure

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Posted by    Friday, January 11, 2019 at 10:00am 1/11/2019 at 10:00am

This is the way things are moving. In order to secure employment, teachers will be increasingly required to pledge allegiance to the progressive agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

Better promote ‘diversity,’ ‘inclusion’ if you want tenure at this Ohio college

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Mothers Share Stories of Daughters Coming Home from College as Men

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Posted by    Friday, January 11, 2019 at 8:00am 1/11/2019 at 8:00am

The College Fix recently shared emails they have gotten from mothers of daughters who went off to college as young women and came home as young men. This is pretty shocking.

Here’s one example:

Mothers in shock as daughters come home from...

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CNN’s Jim Acosta Unwittingly Proves Trump’s Point About Value of Border Walls

https://youtu.be/4Sju_tSjyEA
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Posted by    Friday, January 11, 2019 at 7:00am 1/11/2019 at 7:00am
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CNN’s Jim Acosta took a break from being a nuisance in the White House press briefing room this week to prove how ridiculous Trump is for suggesting there is a crisis on the southern border. In one of the most epic and unaware self-owns in media history, he ended up making...

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‘Draft Beto 2020’ Already Organizing for O’Rourke

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Posted by    Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/10/2019 at 7:00pm
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Although he has not even announced his intention to run, supporters of Texas Democrat Robert “Beto” O’Rourke are wasting no time to push his candidacy.

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Stanford Funds Dinesh D’Souza Event When College Republicans File Constitutional Complaint

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Posted by    Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/10/2019 at 12:00pm

Stanford has been throwing up roadblocks to this event for weeks. It took a bold move by the College Republicans to make the administration finally relent.

The College Fix reports:

Stanford grants funding to Dinesh D’Souza event after College Republicans file constitutional complaint

An internal complaint and external litigation threat appear to have convinced...

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Support Grows for Asian-American Students in Discrimination Lawsuit Against Harvard

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Posted by    Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:00am 1/10/2019 at 10:00am

Harvard seems to be losing this case, at least in optics. A growing portion of the public, particularly Asian-Americans, believe the students have a legitimate complaint.

WGBH reports:

Asian-American Group Exp...

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Nearly 100 Percent of College Faculty and Admin in Maxine Waters’ District Donated to Dems

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Posted by    Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 8:00am 1/10/2019 at 8:00am
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The left owns academia. We have seen example after example like this one. It never goes in the other direction.

Campus Reform reports:

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: 100 percent of college admin, faculty in Maxine Waters’ district gave to Dems

A Campus Reform analysis has found that an overwhelm...

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Chicago State University Agrees to Pay $650K Settlement in Free Speech Case

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/9/2019 at 12:00pm

The case stems from a faculty run blog which was critical of the previous administration. Then FIRE got involved and delivered another victory for free speech.

The FIRE blog reports</...

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Schumer and Pelosi Response to Trump’s Address Gets the Meme Treatment

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 10:00am 1/9/2019 at 10:00am
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After Trump’s national address on Tuesday night, a response was offered by Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi. The optics of Schumer standing next to Pelosi and scowling silently as she spoke was… awkward.

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UNC Prof Polls Students and Finds They Fear Reprisals from the ‘Progressive Police’

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 10:00am 1/9/2019 at 10:00am

This professor was shocked to learn that many students keep their mouths shut to avoid punishment from the left.

Campus Reform reports:

UNC prof slams ‘indoctrination,’ ‘progressive police’

A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...

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Women’s Studies Prof Sues School for Allegedly Retracting Employment Offer Over Pregnancy

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 8:00am 1/9/2019 at 8:00am

She claims the school changed its mind when she started asking about childcare.

The College Fix reports:

Women’s Studies department rejected professor because she was pregnant: Lawsuit

A professor of women’s studies is suing a university after, she claims, the women’s studies department there retracted its employment offer after learning of her pregnancy.

Evangeline Heiliger...

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American Psychological Association: ‘Traditional Masculinity’ Harmful to Men and Boys

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/8/2019 at 3:00pm

We now live in a world where questioning whether Chelsea Manning is truly a woman can get you deplatformed on social media for hate speech while the American Psychological Association sees traditional masculinity as a mental disorder.

The APA just published a lengthy screed on the topic which reads as if it...

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Pushes Free Community College in New Column

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/8/2019 at 12:00pm

This has become a nearly standard demand among Democrats. It will undoubtedly be a major talking point for them in the 2020 campaign.

Emanuel writes at The Atlantic:

A Simple Proposal to Revive the American Dream

During the industrial age, when high school was the gateway to the American dream, public-school systems covered the...

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Colorado State Pays ‘Eco-Leaders’ to Promote Social Justice on Campus

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 10:00am 1/8/2019 at 10:00am

Participants receive money and academic credit for this, even though it’s so obviously political activism.

Campus Reform reports:

Colorado State pays ‘eco leaders’ to create ‘social justice’ project

A Colorado State University residential program offers monetary compensation for environmental and social justice advocacy on campus.

The university’s “eco leaders” program offers students both compensation and...

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U. Chicago Student Paper Reports That School President Voted Republican

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 8:00am 1/8/2019 at 8:00am

For many people on the left, the mere act of voting Republican is considered scandalous. At the University of Chicago, it was considered newsworthy.

The College Fix reports:

U. Chicago student paper considers it news that school president … voted Republican

In a seeming indication of just how far left colleges have become, the...

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Duke U. Increasing Security on Central Campus After Student Reports Rape

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Posted by    Monday, January 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/7/2019 at 12:00pm

The alleged assailant was reportedly armed with a knife.

The Duke Chronicle reports:

Increased security measures coming to Central Campus for its last semester housing undergrads

Students received an email Thursday afternoon announcing increased Central Campus security measures after a student reported being raped in an apartment common room Dec. 13.

As Central Campus goes...

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